Situated on Chicago’s North Side, about nine miles north of Downtown, Lincoln Square combines Old World charm with modern delights. A bevy of hip restaurants, bars, and boutiques occupy renovated historic buildings in Lincoln Square, honoring the past while embracing the future.
Initially settled by German immigrants, Lincoln Square maintains its roots with numerous year-round festivals, a traditional German dining hall, and a European-style apothecary. Several scenic parks offer plenty of options for outdoor recreation, including Winnemac Park, Welles Park, and River Park. Montrose Beach is also convenient to Lincoln Square. Convenience to major highways and public transit makes getting around from Lincoln Square simple.